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GOLD FIELDS LIMITED INTEGRATED ANNUAL REPORT 2021

Our 2030 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) targets

In December 2021, we took a significant step in our ESG journey by making a firm commitment to a range of 2030 ESG targets, with implementation starting this year.
GOLD FIELDS' 2030 ESG TARGETS – UNDERPINNED BY SOUND GOVERNANCE

1
DECARBONISATION

  • 50% absolute emission and 30% net emissions reductions from 2016 baseline (Scope 1 and 2)
  • Net zero emissions by 2050

2 TAILINGS
MANAGEMENT

  • Conformance to the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management
  • Reduce number of active upstream raised TSFs from 5 to 3

3 WATER
STEWARDSHIP

  • 80% water recycled/reused
  • 45% reduction in freshwater use from 2018 baseline

 

4SAFETY, HEALTH, WELLBEING
AND ENVIRONMENT

  • Zero fatalities
  • Zero serious injuries
  • Zero serious environmental incidents

5 GENDER
DIVERSITY

  • 30% women representation

6 STAKEHOLDER
VALUE CREATION

  • 30% of total value created benefits host communities
  • Six flagship projects benefiting host communities
Gold Fields' 2030 ESG targets – underpinned by sound governance: full section
Why ESG is so important to Gold Fields

A focus on ESG issues is the right thing to do for any responsible company. It is also what society expects of us. Following the lauch of our 2030 ESG targets, our CEO Chris Griffith explained why ESG means so much to Gold Fields and its people.

#Towards2030

ESG is at the heart of our business. These are our 2030 ESG targets.

UNPACKING OUR ESG TARGETS

A quick overview of our 2030 ESG targets